big, swelled, vainglorious(adj)
"too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride"
With excessive vanity or unwarranted pride.
feeling or indicating vainglory; elated by vanity; boastful
The numerical value of vainglorious in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of vainglorious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Instead of killing it, they can be moved to a different area, be used to bring in photo tourism or eco-tourism -- something that doesn't kill the animal. People pay good money to go to Africa to see species like rhinos, and instead of just killing one for a quick monetary gain for a vainglorious American, it can be moved around to a different area if it is a problem with the herd.
The thought that the only way we can come up with to save the species is to kill them -- that, I would say, we are in a situation where there's a paucity of imaginative thinking. instead of killing it, they can be moved to a different area, be used to bring in photo tourism or eco-tourism -- something that doesn't kill the animal. People pay good money to go to Africa to see species like rhinos, and instead of just killing one for a quick monetary gain for a vainglorious American, it can be moved around to a different area if it is a problem with the herd.
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- chvástavý, zpupný, tichýCzech
- hochmütig, prahlerischGerman
- fachendoso, soberbio, vanidoso, fanfarrón, perdonavidas, vanagloriosoSpanish
- turhamainen, turhantärkeä, omahyväinenFinnish
- vaniteux, orgueilleux, fanfaronFrench
- inanis gloriae cupidiLatin
- vanglorioso, vaidosaPortuguese
- செருக்கு மிக்கTamil
- hay khoe khoangVietnamese
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